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[image]Group 13, 1990 ASCAN Cockrell in ejection seat trainer at Vance AFB, Oklahoma - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Group 13, 1990 Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) Kenneth D. Cockrell, wearing flight suit and helmet, anticipates the activation of the ejection seat on which he is sitting. He is participating in one of many sessions conducted during a survival training course at Vance Air Force Base (AFB) in Enid, Oklahoma. This portion of the survival training course is designed to familiarize the trainee with the "feel" of emergency ejection from a jet aircraft...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 8
[image]1987 ASCAN Readdy in ejection seat during training at Vance AFB, Oklahoma - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
William F. Readdy, 1987 Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) and member of Astronaut Class 12 (Group 12), straps himself into ejection seat as personnel look on during training at Vance Air Force Base (VAFB), Enid, Oklahoma. The new group of ASCANs participated in parachute training while at VAFB, 09-09-87 through 09-11-87.
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 12
[image]Group 13, 1990 ASCAN Sherlock at cockpit trainer during Vance AFB exercise - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Group 13, 1990 Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) Nancy J. Sherlock, wearing flight suit, parachute, and helmet with oxygen mask, approaches the aircraft cockpit training device at Vance Air Force Base (AFB) in Enid, Oklahoma. This portion of the survival training course is designed to familiarize the trainee with procedures to follow in preparation for ejection from a jet aircraft. Sherlock, along with 22 other ASCANs, began a year's training and evaluation in July...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 8
[image]Group 13, 1990 ASCAN Charles J. Precourt at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Group 13, 1990 Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) Charles J. Precourt, suspended in a parachute harness, has just completed a practice parachute jump from a parasail tower during a survival training course exercise at Vance Air Force Base (AFB) in Enid, Oklahoma. The course is designed to familiarize the trainees with procedures to follow in the event of an emergency ejection from a jet aircraft. Precourt, along with 22 other ASCANs, began a year's training and evaluation in July...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 5
[image]Group 13 1990 ASCAN Sherlock during Vance AFB parachute drag training - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Nancy J. Sherlock, wearing flight coveralls and a helmet, holds onto her parachute harness in preparation for parachute drag training during a Vance Air Force Base (VAFB) survival course. The overall course is designed to familiarize trainees with procedures to follow in the event of an emergency ejection from a jet aircraft. Sherlock, along with other Group 13 1990 Astronaut Class candidates (ASCANs), participated in the Oklahoma training 07-29-90 through 07-31-90.
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 5
[image]ASCAN Helms participates in T-38 training at Vance Air Force Base (VAFB) - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
1990 Group 13 Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) Susan J. Helms participates in T-38 training at Vance Air Force Base (VAFB), Enid, Oklahoma. Helms, wearing helmet with oxygen mask, familiarizes herself with procedures to follow in preparation for ejection from a jet aircraft. Helms, along with the other 1990 Astronaut Class members, took part in ground egress and parasail training exercises at VAFB from 07-29-90 through 07-31-90.
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 8
[image]Tornado Damage in Moore, Oklahoma - Image copyright
On May 3, 2003, a group of intense supercell thunderstorms spawned multiple tornados that swept across Oklahoma and nearby states. One of the tornados touched down in the town of Moore, just south of Oklahoma City. The path of the tornado is visible in this high-resolution satellite image, acquired by the IKONOS satellite on May 10, 2003. In the center of the tornado’s swath homes were totally destroyed...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma City; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 17
[image]Tornado Damage in Moore. Oklahoma - Image copyright
On May 3, 2003, a group of intense supercell thunderstorms spawned multiple tornados that swept across Oklahoma and nearby states. One of the tornados touched down in the town of Moore, just south of Oklahoma City. The path of the tornado is visible in this high-resolution satellite image, acquired by the IKONOS satellite on May 10, 2003. In the center of the tornado’s swath homes were totally destroyed...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma City; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 19
[image]Tornado Damage in Moore, Oklahoma: Image of the Day - NASA -- Image copyright www.spaceimaging.com/ Space Imaging
On May 3, 2003, a group of intense supercell thunderstorms spawned multiple tornados that swept across Oklahoma and nearby states. One of the tornados touched down in the town of Moore, just south of Oklahoma City. The path of the tornado is visible in this high-resolution satellite image, acquired by the IKONOS satellite on May 10, 2003. In the center of the tornado's swath homes were totally destroyed...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma City; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 199
[image]Earth observation views of Oklahoma City taken from OV-105 during STS-99 - NASA
Earth observation views of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma taken from Endeavour, Orbital Vehicle (OV) 105, during the STS-99 mission.
Keywords: What -- Earth; What -- STS-99; Where -- Oklahoma City; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 10
[image]photo-s95-00353 - NASA
S95-00353 (12-14 September 1992) --- Several 1992 astronaut candidates brush the sand and gravel off one another following one of several phases of parachute familiarization and survival training at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma. Recognizable in the picture are Wendy B. Lawrence, Michael E. Lopez-Alegria, Chris A. Hadfield, Winston E. Scott and Koichi Wakata. The trainees had just completed an exercise, which required their jumping off a box into a gravel pit, in order to familiarize them the...
Keywords: Who -- Koichi Wakata; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 3
[image]photo-s95-00356 - NASA
S95-00356 (14 September 1992) --- Several 1992 astronaut candidates wait in line to receive gear for one of several phases of parachute familiarization and survival training at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma. Recognizable in the picture are Jerry M. Linenger, Scott E. Parazynski, Koichi Wakata, Andrew S. W. Thomas, Mary Ellen Weber, Joseph R. Tanner, John M. Grunsfeld and Richard M. Linnehan.
Keywords: Who -- Koichi Wakata; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 3
[image]1990 astronaut candidate Leroy Chiao listens during classroom session at VAFB - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Leroy Chiao, one of 23 1990 Group 13 astronaut candidates who began a year's training and evaluation in July, participates in one of the classroom sessions at a survival training course at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma. This portion of the course complements field training with parachutes and survival gear. The three-day course is designed to familiarize the trainees with procedures to follow in the event of an emergency ejection from a jet.
Keywords: Who -- Leroy Chiao; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 6
[image]Group 13, 1990 ASCAN Ellen Ochoa trains at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Group 13, 1990 Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) Ellen Ochoa, wearing helmet and in full parachute equipment, waits while a training instructor adjusts her parachute harness prior to a parasail training exercise at Vance Air Force Base (AFB) in Enid, Oklahoma. When adjusted correctly, Ochoa will be pulled behind a moving vehicle to simulate a parachute jump from an airplane in an emergency situation. The parachute creates the backdrop for this photo...
Keywords: Who -- Ellen Ochoa; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 8
[image]Astronaut candidate Eileen Collins during survival training - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Eileen M. Collins, a U.S.A.F. Major and a candidate for a pilot astronaut's position with NASA, simulates an ejection from an aircraft during a special survival course at Vance Air Force Base near Enid, Oklahoma. The purpose of the course was to familiarize the trainees with proper measures to take in the event of ejection from an aircraft over land.
Keywords: Who -- Eileen Collins; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 10
[image]ASCAN Helms simulates parachute jump during VAFB training exercises - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
1990 Group 13 Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) Susan J. Helms simulates a parachute jump during ground egress and parasail training exercises at Vance Air Force Base (VAFB), Enid, Oklahoma. With her arms folded against her chest, Helms jumps from a brick platform onto the ground. In line behind her are Charles J. Precourt followed by Leroy Chiao. The training is designed to prepare the ASCANs for proper survival measures to take in the event of an emergency aboard the T-38 jet trainer aircraft they w...
Keywords: Who -- Leroy Chiao; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 8
[image]Astronaut candidate Eileen Collins during parachute ejection briefing - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Eileen M. Collins, a U.S.A.F. Major and a candidate for a pilot astronaut's position with NASA, listens to a briefing on parachute ejection. The classroom session was part of a three-day survival training course hosted by Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma.
Keywords: Who -- Eileen Collins; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 10
[image]Astronaut candidate Eileen Collins during survival training - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Eileen M. Collins, a U.S.A.F. Major and a candidate for a pilot astronaut's position with NASA, simulates an ejection from an aircraft during a special survival course at Vance Air Force Base near Enid, Oklahoma. The purpose of the course was to familiarize the trainees with proper measures to take in the event of ejection from an aircraft over land.
Keywords: Who -- Eileen Collins; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 7
[image]View of Astronaut candidate Claude Nicollier during training Vance AFB - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
Portrait view of Astronaut candidate Claude Nicollier standing with his camera during training at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
Keywords: Who -- Claude Nicollier; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 11
[image]Dry Ice Comet - NASA
Tom Benson, Inlet and Nozzle Branch, kneeling, supported one of the Exploration Stations with the Dry Ice Comet educational activity. In the activity, Benson built a model of a comet in a plastic bag using household materials and dry ice to create a dynamic demonstration of how a comet forms. Chris Hartenstein, Oklahoma State University, who developed the activity, and Giovanna Mignosa, SGT Inc., both of the Educational Programs Office, assisted Benson...
Keywords: Dry Ice Comet; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 65
[image]Fires in Central U.S. - Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, NASA GSFC
While ice still clings to the shores of Lakes Superior (top) and Michigan (bottom), spring’s green is creeping up from the south in this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) from the Aqua satellite on April 11, 2003. Brush clearing and other fires probably related to agricultural activities were detected by MODIS and are marked with red dots. Fires are concentrated in Oklahoma (bottom left) and Kansas (to the north), but are scattered across other states as well.The...
Keywords: Where -- Michigan; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Kansas
Downloads: 4
[image]Fires in Southern United States - Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) from the Terra satellite was captured on November 23, 2002. Across the southern U.S., fires were detected by MODIS and are marked with red dots. In many states, fall is a good time for prescribed burning, but some of these detections are wildfires, for example, several of the ones in Oklahoma, at upper left. . Sensor: Aqua/MODIS...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- United States of America
Downloads: 3
[image]Fires Across Southern United States - Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, at NASA GSFC
This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) from the Terra satellite was captured on November 23, 2002. Across the southern U.S., fires were detected by MODIS and are marked with red dots. In many states, fall is a good time for prescribed burning, but some of these detections are wildfires, for example, several of the ones in Oklahoma (top left). Sensor: Terra/MODIS.
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- United States of America
Downloads: 3
[image]Fires Across Southern United States - Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, at NASA GSFC
This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) from the Terra satellite was captured on November 23, 2002. Across the southern U.S., fires were detected by MODIS and are marked with red dots. In many states, fall is a good time for prescribed burning, but some of these detections are wildfires, for example, several of the ones in Oklahoma (top left). Sensor: Terra/MODIS.
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- United States of America
Downloads: 3
[image]Fires in the Great Plains - NASA image courtesy the Goddard Space Flight Center
In the plains south of Topeka, Kansas, on April 9, 2006, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite detected numerous fires burning. The larger image shows fires to the south in Oklahoma, as well. Marked in red in this photo-like satellite image, many of the fires are associated with dark-colored burn scars. MODIS cannot tell the cause of the fires it detects, but this area supports numerous ranches and farms and it is possible that the fires are for br...
Keywords: Where -- Topeka; Where -- Kansas; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 4
[image]ASCAN Susan J. Helms participates in ejection seat training at Vance AFB - NASA/Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)
1990 Group 13 Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) Susan J. Helms participates in ejection seat training at Vance Air Force Base (VAFB), Enid, Oklahoma. Wearing a helmet and strapped into a seat, Helms will experience the "feel" of emergency ejection from a jet aircraft during this test. Helms, along with the rest of the 1990 Astronaut Class, was part of ground egress and parasail training exercises at VAFB from 07-29-90 through 07-31-90...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Downloads: 9
[image]Fires in Texas Panhandle - NASA image courtesy the Goddard Space Flight Center
In the northern panhandle of Texas, late winter and early spring of 2006 have brought numerous wildfires. On April 6, high winds drove the spread of several large wildfires across the region, including the Cheyenne Fire at the border of Texas and Oklahoma. This image shows the area on the afternoon of April 6 (2:40 p.m. U.S. Central Time), when NASA’s Aqua satellite passed overhead. The image is from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), and places where the sensor detecte...
Keywords: Where -- Texas; Where -- Cheyenne; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 12
[image]Central United States - Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
A few scattered fires, marked in red, burned in Kansas (top) and Oklahoma (bottom) on July 13, 2004, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image. A few gray spots show where cities are located in these two states. Kansas City sits in the top right corner on the border between Kansas and Missouri, and Oklahoma City is just below center in the middle of Oklahoma...
Keywords: Where -- Kansas; Where -- Oklahoma City; Where -- Missouri; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- United States of America
Downloads: 4
[image]Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Columbia - NASA
Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Columbia during STS-73 mission. View 001 is damage by light exposure. Hazy Corpus Christi, Texas (026). Oklahoma City (077). Tulsa, Oklahoma (080). Beaver Lake, Rogers, Springdale and Fayettsville, Arkansas (081). Louisville, Kentuky (090).
Keywords: What -- Earth; What -- Columbia; What -- STS-73; Where -- Texas; Where -- Oklahoma City; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Arkansas
Downloads: 11
[image]Fires in the Southern U.S.A. - NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data obtained courtesy of the team.
Drought, high temperatures, and strong winds combined with holiday fireworks, trash fires, and careless cigarettes to create a disaster in parts of Texas and Oklahoma in late December 2005. According to the Associated Press, more than 70 fires blazed throughout north and central Texas and Oklahoma, many of them set by people ignoring local fire bans. By December 29, nearly 20,000 acres had burned in the region, more than 100 homes had been lost, and several people had died from fire-related inju...
Keywords: Where -- Texas; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Arkansas; Where -- Louisiana
Downloads: 3
[image]Lightning Strike Patterns Over Oklahoma - Animation by Robert Simmon, courtesy of the Global Hydrology and Climate Center
In this animation, lightning flashes -- recorded during the NASA Lightning Imaging Sensor's pass over storms moving through Oklahoma in October 1998 -- are overlaid on high-resolution infrared cloud-top data from the orbiting Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite. High flash rates visible in the heaviest storm areas may indicate the potential for tornado formation. With an optical sensor locked into geostationary orbit over the Earth, such useful information would be available con...
Keywords: What -- Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM); What -- Earth; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 5
[image]Fires in Southern United States - NASA image courtesy the at NASA GSFC. The MODIS Rapid Response Team provides of this region.
Wildfires raced across the grasslands of Oklahoma and northern Texas in late 2005 and early 2006. Extremely dry, windy conditions created a fire hazard, and several small towns were devastated as out-of-control fires sped across the landscape. This false-color image captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite on January 3, 2006, shows the plains of Oklahoma between Tulsa (upper right) and Oklahoma City (left) dotted with burn scars from recen...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma City; Where -- Texas; Where -- United States of America
Downloads: 3
[image]Hole Punch Clouds in Acadiana: Image of the Day - NASA -- NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov MODIS Rapid Response Team, Goddard Space Flight Center. Photograph © 2007 www.flickr.com/photos/53264279@N00/373967249/ yesitspuzzling. Thanks to J. Marshall Shepherd, University of Georgia, for image interpretation.
On January 29, 2007, inhabitants of en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acadiana Acadiana, the Cajun heartland in southern Louisiana, saw unusual looking livedoppler10.blogspot.com/2007/01/hole-punch-clouds-in-acadiana.html cloud formations. These ''hole punch'' clouds were just as apparent from above as they were from below. This pair of images shows the hole-punch clouds captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer modis.gsfc.nasa.gov (MODIS) on NASA's terra.nasa.gov Terra satellite (top) a...
Keywords: What -- Terra; Where -- Louisiana; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Arkansas; Where -- Texas
Downloads: 13
[image]Texas after Tropical Storm Allison (bands 2,1,3 in R,G,B) - Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team
This MODIS image of Texas (left), Oklahoma (top left), Louisiana (bottom right) and Arkansas (upper right) makes use of band combinations (groups of wavelengths) that make water stand out against land. In this image, the dark blue/black squiggles indicate water. The bright green area along the Texas coast is Galveston Bay, southeast of Houston. Houston was devastated in the past week from the rains from Tropical Storm Allison...
Keywords: Where -- Texas; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Louisiana; Where -- Arkansas
Downloads: 9
[image]Oklahoma Tornadoes - Robert Simmon, Goddard DAAC
Tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas on May 3, 1999, killed at least 40 people and caused over 500 million dollars in damages. One of the tornadoes was an F-5, the largest and most powerful classification. Although no direct measurement of windspeed is possible in such powerful storms, winds in an F-5 tornado are capable of topping 300 miles per hour.The GOES-East weather satellite produces images of most of the United States every 30 minutes in visible and infra-red wavelengths...
Keywords: Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Kansas; Where -- United States of America
Downloads: 12
[image]Smoke Billows from Fires in the Yucatan - Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, at NASA GSFC
On April 20, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image of fires burning across the Yucatan Peninsula and Central America. The fires, marked in red, are billowing thick smoke, which has pooled into the nooks and crannies of the rugged terrain. The smoke is stretching northward over the Gulf of Mexico.During the spring of 1998 smoke from fires in the region spread all the way to Texas and Oklahoma, causing health warnings...
Keywords: What -- Aqua; Where -- Gulf of Mexico; Where -- Texas; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 4
[image]Fires in the Southern U.S.A.: Image of the Day - NASA -- NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data obtained courtesy of the rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ MODIS Rapid Response team.
Drought, high temperatures, and strong winds combined with holiday fireworks, trash fires, and careless cigarettes to create a disaster in parts of Texas and Oklahoma in late December 2005. According to the Associated Press, more than 70 fires blazed throughout north and central Texas and Oklahoma, many of them set by people ignoring local fire bans. By December 29, nearly 20,000 acres had burned in the region, more than 100 homes had been lost, and several people had died from fire-related inju...
Keywords: What -- Aqua; Where -- Texas; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Arkansas; Where -- Louisiana
Downloads: 11
[image]Killer Storms in the southern Plains and the Southeast - Image created by Hal Pierce of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
TRMM Reveals Anatomy of Severe Plains ThunderstormThe Sunday, May 4 super outbreak of severe weather across the southern Plains produced 84 tornadoes, 89 reports of damaging winds (downbursts) and 275 large hail reports. The Tropical Rainfall Measurment Mission (TRMM) satellite overflew the severe weather area during the height of activity. This image shows a vertical cross section through a severe multicell hailstorm over western Oklahoma...
Keywords: What -- Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM); What -- TRACE; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 6
[image]Lightning Strike Patterns Over Oklahoma - Animation by Robert Simmon, courtesy of the Global Hydrology and Climate Center
In this animation, lightning flashes -- recorded during the NASA Lightning Imaging Sensor's pass over storms moving through Oklahoma in October 1998 -- are overlaid on high-resolution infrared cloud-top data from the orbiting Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite. High flash rates visible in the heaviest storm areas may indicate the potential for tornado formation. With an optical sensor locked into geostationary orbit over the Earth, such useful information would be available con...
Keywords: What -- Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM); What -- Earth; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 5
[image]Fires in Southern U.S.A. - Jesse Allen
Drought, high temperatures, and strong winds combined with holiday fireworks, trash fires, and careless cigarettes to create a disaster in parts of Texas and Oklahoma in late December 2005. According to the Associated Press, more than 70 fires blazed throughout north and central Texas and Oklahoma, many of them set by people ignoring local fire bans. By December 29, nearly 20,000 acres had burned in the region, more than 100 homes had been lost, and several people had died from fire-related inju...
Keywords: What -- Aqua; Where -- Texas; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Arkansas; Where -- Louisiana
Downloads: 3
[image]Fires in Central U.S. - Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, NASA GSFC
This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on April 10, 2003, shows scores of fires (red dots) burning in the central United States. Fires are concentrated in Kansas (top) and Oklahoma (below), and are likely agricultural. To the southeast, a few fires are associated with large plumes of white smoke.The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters per pixel...
Keywords: Where -- United States of America; Where -- Kansas; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 4
[image]A B-52H, on loan to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, makes a pass down the runway prior to land - NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center (NASA-DFRC)
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, received an "H" model B-52 Stratofortress aircraft on July 30, 2001. The B-52H will be used as an air-launch aircraft supporting NASA's flight research and advanced technology demonstration efforts. Dryden received the B-52H from the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) 23rd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bombardment Wing (Air Combat Command), located at Minot AFB, N.D...
Keywords: Where -- Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC); Where -- California; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 18
[image]A B-52H, tail number 61-0025, arrives at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center after landing July 30 - NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center (NASA-DFRC)
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, received an "H" model B-52 Stratofortress aircraft on July 30, 2001. The B-52H will be used as an air-launch aircraft supporting NASA's flight research and advanced technology demonstration efforts. Dryden received the B-52H from the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) 23rd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bombardment Wing (Air Combat Command), located at Minot AFB, N.D...
Keywords: Where -- Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC); Where -- California; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 11
[image]Altus I aircraft landing on Edwards lakebed runway 23 - NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center (NASA-DFRC)
The remotely-piloted Altus I aircraft lands on Rogers Dry Lake adjacent to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. The short series of test flights sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate School in early August, 1997, were designed to demonstrate the ability of the experimental craft to cruise at altitudes above 40,000 feet for sustained durations. On its final flight Aug. 15, the Altus I reached an altitude of 43,500 feet...
Keywords: Where -- Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC); Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 18
[image]Fires in Texas and Oklahoma - NASA
Severe weather in the second week of April 2009 fanned wildfires in northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. This image of the area was captured on April 9, 2009, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA«És Aqua satellite. Places where the sensor detected active fires are outlined in red. A line of fires stretched across the plains west of Dallas-Forth Worth, and strong winds were driving smoke plumes from the fires toward the cities...
Keywords: What -- Aqua; What -- Earth; Where -- Texas; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 30
[image]Altus I aircraft on lakebed - NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center (NASA-DFRC)
The remotely-piloted Altus I aircraft climbs away after takeoff from Rogers Dry Lake adjacent to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. The short series of test flights sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate School in early August, 1997, were designed to demonstrate the ability of the experimental craft to cruise at altitudes above 40,000 feet for sustained durations. On its final flight Aug...
Keywords: Where -- Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC); Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 11
[image]A B-52H, tail number 61-0025, arrives at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center after landing July 30 - NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center (NASA-DFRC)
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, received an "H" model B-52 Stratofortress aircraft on July 30, 2001. The B-52H will be used as an air-launch aircraft supporting NASA's flight research and advanced technology demonstration efforts. Dryden received the B-52H from the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) 23rd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bombardment Wing (Air Combat Command), located at Minot AFB, N.D...
Keywords: Where -- Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC); Where -- California; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 21
[image]Texas Greenup: Image of the Day - NASA -- NASA imagery created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using SPOT data provided courtesy of the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service and processed by Jennifer Small and Assaf Anyamba of the ltpwww.gsfc.nasa.gov/gimms/htdocs/ GIMMS Group at NASA GSFC.
June 2007 was one of the wettest Junes on record for the state of Texas. Starting in late May, a string of low-pressure systems settled in over the U.S. Southern Plains and unleashed weeks of heavy to torrential rain. During the final week of June, much of Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas received more than 330 percent of their average rainfall, said the www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/us-weekly.php?year=2007&month=06&sat=30&submit_form=Submit&_submit_check=1#panom National Climatic Data Center...
Keywords: Where -- Texas; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Kansas; Where -- New Mexico
Downloads: 23
[image]Ouachita Mountains - NASA
The Ouachita Mountains in southeastern Oklahoma are part of the only major mountain region between the Rockies and the Appalachians. The Ouachitas are fold mountains, formed about 300 million years ago when the South American Plate drifted northward, colliding with the North American Plate. The first recorded exploration by Europeans was in 1521 by Hernando de Soto. Forming part of the Louisiana Purchase, President Jefferson sent William Dunbar and Dr...
Keywords: What -- ASTER; What -- Earth; What -- Terra; Where -- Oklahoma; Where -- Louisiana
Downloads: 23
[movies]Lightning Strike Patterns Over Oklahoma - Animation by Robert Simmon, courtesy of the Global Hydrology and Climate Center
In this animation, lightning flashes -- recorded during the NASA Lightning Imaging Sensor's pass over storms moving through Oklahoma in October 1998 -- are overlaid on high-resolution infrared cloud-top data from the orbiting Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite. High flash rates visible in the heaviest storm areas may indicate the potential for tornado formation. With an optical sensor locked into geostationary orbit over the Earth, such useful information would be available con...
Keywords: What -- Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM); What -- Earth; Where -- Oklahoma
Downloads: 126
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